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sankhu to nagarkot day hike

Sankhu Nagarkot Day Hike

(2 Reviews)
  • 1 Day
  • Group : 1-15 People
  • Day Hiking
  • Level: Easy

Sankhu is the historic Newar town in the north-eastern corner of Kathmandu Valley, about 17 km from Kathmandu city. Before Nepal’s Malla Dynasty, Sankhu was claimed to be a separate kingdom. Historic Durbar Square (Layaku) remains intact. The Bajrayogini temple (Khadgayogini) is one of the Sankhu origins. It`s in the middle of a mountain. Sankhu Nagarkot Day Hike is popular among both domestic and international tourists.

Nagarkot is a globe-famous hill destination enjoying magnificent Himalayan views, rolling hills, deep valleys, and lush pine forests in a peaceful rural setting.

This is a panoramic nature trail walk with breathtaking views of the majestic Himalayan range along with nature’s best views. A sparkling snow-covered the Himalayas, the freshness of nature,much-recommended walk from Sankhu to Nagarkot. The bumpy road to Nagarkot still goes uphill from Sankhu in around 3 to 4 hours. Either you can visit Nagarkot’s sunrise view early morning drives and return to Sankhu.

Note: (Alternative Route)Drive to Nagarkot early in the morning from your hotel to see the sunrise from Nagarkot and hike to Sankhu and return back to the hotel with a private vehicle.

Also, check the Nagarkot Changunarayan Day Hiking


  • Discovering the ancient Newari Town, Sankhu
  • Nagarkot the Viewpoint
  • Private Vehicle with Driver
  • Guided Day Hike


Cost Includes & Excludes


  • Hotel to Sankhu by Private Vehicle
  • Nagarkot to Hotel by Private Vehicle
  • English Speaking Hiking Guide
  • Guide and Driver salary and meals
  • Lunch for Guest

  • Tips
  • Any kind of entrance fees
  • Personal Expenses
  • Hiking Gears


Day 01: Pick up from your hotel and Drive to Sankhu

08.00 AM: Drive to Sakhu, 45 minutes by Car.

09.00 AM: Hiking start to Nagarkot 3- 4 hours follow off-road and climb to Nagarkot (2175m).

12.30 to 01.30: PM: Lunch on the way.

03.00 To 04.00 PM: Arrive in Nagarkot, take a rest and wait for sunset view.

05-06.30: PM: Enjoy the sunset view and take a picture.

06.30 PM: Drive to Kathmandu by Car 1.30 to 2 hours transfer to hotel


How long is the hike?

The Sankhu Nagarkot Day Hike is a moderate hike that can be completed in 3-4 hours. The total distance of the hike is approximately 8 kilometers.

What is the difficulty level of the hike?

The Sankhu Nagarkot Day Hike is a moderate hike that is suitable for those with a good level of fitness. The trail is well-maintained and the elevation gain is gradual. However, there is some uphill walking, so it is important to be in good physical condition before you start the hike.

What are the best times to go on the hike?

The best time to go on the Sankhu Nagarkot Day Hike is during the spring (March-May) or autumn (September-November) seasons. These are the times of year when the weather is most favorable, with clear skies and mild temperatures.

What are the things to see and do on the hike?

The Sankhu Nagarkot Day Hike offers a unique combination of stunning mountain scenery, traditional villages, and Buddhist monasteries. Along the way, you will have the opportunity to:

* Visit the Bajrayogini Temple, a historic temple dedicated to the Hindu goddess Durga
* Hike through lush forests and terraced farmland
* Enjoy the breathtaking views of the surrounding hills and mountains, including the Everest massif
* Visit Nagarkot, a popular hill station with panoramic views of the Himalayas

What are the necessary preparations for the hike?

The necessary preparations for the Sankhu Nagarkot Day Hike include:

* Getting in good physical condition before you start the hike
* Packing the necessary gear, including hiking boots, a backpack, a water bottle, and snacks
* Hiring a guide and porters (optional)

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      Anna Jones , USA

      Solo Traveller

      The Sankhu Nagarkot Day Hike was an amazing experience. The scenery was stunning, the people were friendly, and the guides were knowledgeable and helpful. I would definitely recommend this hike to anyone looking for a unique way to experience the beauty of Nepal.

      November 16, 2022

      David Williams ,UK

      Solo Traveller

      The Sankhu Nagarkot Day Hike was a great way to learn about the history and culture of Nepal. Our guide was very knowledgeable and he shared a lot of interesting information with us. I also enjoyed the opportunity to meet some of the local people and learn about their way of life.

      September 15, 2022
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